Eric Dishman

On April 10, 2016, Eric Dishman was selected as Director of the All of UsSM Research Program, formerly known as the Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program.

Lisa Blomgren Amsler

Lisa Blomgren Amsler (formerly Bingham) is the Keller-Runden Professor of Public Service at Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Bloomington, Indiana. Her research focuses on voice in governance and conflict management, with a focus on collaborative governance, public engagement, dispute resolution, and dispute system design. An elected fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, Amsler has received national awards from four different professional associations.

Trend Six: Leadership

The right kind of leadership approach and style can drive change in government

Governments today face serious, seemingly intractable public management issues that go to the core of effective governance and leadership -- testing the very form, structure, and capacity required to meet these problems head-on.

Forging Governmental Change: Lessons from Transformations Led by Robert Gates of DOD and Francis Collins of NIH

In Robert Gates, former secretary of defense, and Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, Professor Lambright has identified two outstanding government leaders who both led transformation initiatives in their organizations.

Implementing Telework: Lessons Learned from Four Federal Agencies

This report offers practical implementation advice to agency leaders and front-line managers faced with implementing the newly-enacted law expanding telework opportunities to over one million federal workers.

Telework has been touted as being a winning strategy for government.  A study by the Telework Research Network claims potential savings for the federal government of nearly $3.8 billion as a result of reduced real estate costs, electricity savings, reduced absenteeism, and reduced employee turnover.